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Christmas ham

INGREDIENTS 18 generous slices of ham off the bone Dijon mustard Wholegrain mustard Flat leaf parsley (for garnish)
PREPARATION 1. Display ham on a large platter.
2. Garnish with some flat-leaf parsley and serve with small bowls of Dijon mustard and wholegrain mustard.
NOTES This is not so much a recipe as a recommendation to find a good local butcher and put in an order for your Christmas ham. A good local butcher bakes his own hams year round and sells it by the slice at a price, and indeed quality, better than the supermarkets. Make sure you have good quality mustards on hand to serve with this platter. This recipe was created by Melissa Hughes for Kidspot, New Zealand's best recipe finder.
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15 super-easy and appetizing wrapped snacks to make and take

A tortilla with a fresh and delicate filling is the best snack for any home party or family picnic. That’s why we have made this list of the most delicious combinations of wrapped snacks, just for you.
1. Vegetable wrap Finely chop a bell pepper, cucumber and tomato. Add a pressed clove of garlic, chopped greens (spring onion, dill, or basil) and feta cheese, sliced into cubes. Dress the filling with seed oil, add salt, and toss everything well.
2. Cream cheese wrap Combine 180g of cream cheese (you can also use cottage cheese or ricotta) and 50g of sour cream. Add a chopped clove of garlic and slices of tomato. Mix everthing, then add dill and salt according to taste, and mix everything again.
3. Salmon wrap Slice 100g of light-salted salmon into thin pieces. Combine it with cream cheese. Then spread the rest of the cheese over a tortilla, and lay on the filling, chopped lettuce, and greens.
4. Chicken wrap Cut a chicken fillet into small pieces and fry in a skillet. Combine the chicken with…

7 superb recipes for delicious puff pastry appetizers

Broccoli, ham, and cheese braid

INGREDIENTS 2 cups of broccoli florets 2 cups of chopped ham or bacon 1 cup of grated hard cheese 1/2 cup of mayonnaise 2 tufts of spring onion 800g of puff pastry dough
PREPARATION 1. Preheat the oven to 190°C.
2. Shred the broccoli in a blender. Add the chopped onion, cheese, and mayonnaise. Mix everything well.
3. Spread the filling over the sheet of dough and make a braid as shown in the picture.
4. Bake for 20 minutes until the braid is golden.
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Ham and cheese pastry

INGREDIENTS 1 pack of puff pastry dough 300g of ham 12 slices of hard cheese 1/2 cup of melted butter 1 tablespoon of poppy seeds 1 1/2 tablespoons of mustard 1 tablespoon of chopped onion 1/2 teaspoon of sweet and sour sauce
PREPARATION 1. Preheat the oven to 190°C.
2. Roll the dough and cut it into 12 triangular pieces. Place a slice of ham and cheese on each piece of dough.
3. Roll up each triangle.
4. Combine the butter, poppy seeds, mustard, sweet and sour sauce, and onion in a small bowl.
5. Grease a baking sheet with oil. Place the rolls on it and pour on the sauce.
6. Bake for 25 minutes until the rolls turn brown.
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10 gorgeous breakfasts that take just 15 minutes to cook

Our usual morning rush means that we can only dream about having the time to make and eat a delicious and nicely served breakfast — it simply takes too much time to cook. No doubt all of us prefer an extra hour of sleep to breakfast.
1. Banana and blueberry pancakes
INGREDIENTS 1 cup of wheat flour 1 glass of milk 1 egg 1 teaspoon of baking powder 1 tablespoon of butter 1 tablespoon of sugar Salt Berries and fruit for garnishing Honey or syrup
PREPARATION 1. Combine the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in a bowl.
2. Whisk the egg. Pour in the milk and stir the batter. Add the milk and egg mixture to the dry ingredients and mix carefully.
3. Melt the butter and stir it into the batter.
4. Scoop the batter onto a frying pan and cook each side for two to three minutes. If the pancakes don’t stick to the pan, you don’t need to use oil.
5. Garnish the pancakes with the berries and fruit and pour the honey over them.
2. Frittata with vegetables
INGREDIENTS 6 eggs 3 bell peppers 1 onion 200 g of broccoli 200 g …

10 awesome appetizers you can make just in 15 minutes

When you invite your friends over to your place, you want to delight them with something special. But let’s be honest, you’re probably not quite enthusiastic about making canapés for hours, are you?
1. Cherry tomatoes with cheese and cucumber
INGREDIENTS 24 cherry tomatoes 100 g of cream cheese 2 tablespoons of mayonnaise 1/2 medium-sized cucumber 1 tablespoon of chopped spring onion 2 tablespoons of chopped dill
PREPARATION 1. Peel the cucumber and cut into small cubes.
2. Cut off the tops of the tomatoes and carefully remove the flesh with a teaspoon. Place the tomatoes upside-down on paper towels to let the moisture drain.
3. Mix the cheese with mayonnaise and add the cucumber, spring onion and dill.
4. Fill the tomatoes with the filling and place in the fridge for a couple of minutes — this appetizer is more delicious when cooled.
2. Baked bell pepper rolls with cheese and oregano
INGREDIENTS 3 red bell peppers 200 g of cream cheese A pinch of ground oregano 1 tablespoon of olive oil Salt and pepper
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